BOOST IN QUALITY TEACHING FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS

Member for Lismore Thomas George said that local schools and students would benefit from the NSW Government’s new Literacy and Numeracy Strategy 2017-2020.

Mr George said the $340 million investment in quality teaching by the NSW Government will help to ensure students have the essential literacy and numeracy skills they need to succeed at school and later in life.

“The skills of reading, writing and numeracy are crucial – particularly in the first few years of school. Everything a student achieves in school depends on a solid foundation in these skills,” Mr George said.

The NSW Literacy and Numeracy Strategy will focus on areas including:

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577